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forged in steel. u.s. navy seal michael murphy died in an ambush in 2005 surrounded and outnumbered by the . he exposed himself to enemy fire by stepping in a clearing to call for reenforcements. for his sacrifice lieutenant murphy posthumously received the medal of honor. the commander of the destroyer said that ship is ready for today. uss michael murphy is in commission and i am in command . [applause] the ceremony honoring his heroism taking place in ground zero. and law makers and military dig natarries were there to pay tribute. this is particularly touching for the family. >> or certainly, harris, 29 year old michael murphy's mother said her son would have been so pleased to be able to see the ceremon yecommissioninglet uss michael murphy . he had a heroic sore -- story to tell. navy seals michael murphy was leading a four-man team tracking down a key. he was shot in the back but he left a protected position to radio for back up. >> mortally wounded, lieutenant michael murphy found the time to say thank you in his final transmission to those directing assistance. >> he was lo
. >> reporter: the newest destroyer in the navy fleet is named after navy s.e.a.l. michael murphy killed in 2005 while fighting one of the fiercest battles in nas.e.a.l. history. >> it bears the name of a great american. >> reporter: lieutenant murphy was the leader of a four-man team on a reconnaissance mission. the s.e.a.l.s came across three goat herders, but despite the risk they would betray the s.e.a.l.s presence to the taliban and murphy ordered them released and not killed. >> wouldn't even cross his mind to injure a noncombatant. >> reporter: as feared, the taliban were tipped off and attacked. his team outnumbered 10-1, fought back. they radioed for backup, but in a selfless act to save his men, murphy moved into the open, immediately drawing enemy fire to make a desperate call for help. >> he took two rounds to the back and dropped down and sat back up, picked the phone back up and started talking again. >> reporter: 19 servicemen died that day. >> it is your teammate who lays down his life for yours. >> reporter: murphy was posthumously awarded the congressional medal of honor for hi
the deck. and long island native michael murphy was killed in afghanistan in 2005. during an ambush, murphy man into the line of fire to call for help. and helped to dedicate the ship in th ship, his parents, and they'll join us later. >> and rick is back from his paul bunyan-- how did you get down from the tree. >> soft pillow. >> i just fell. in southern pennsylvania, clayton's territory, beautiful, spectacular the fall leaves are looking great and feeling like fall and see that in your temperatures as you're making up much cooler,s the great lakes and the northeast than you were 24 hours ago. and this is where the changes ever. the front is bringing a little bit of rain and little bit of snow mixing in across parts of the great lakes with colder air this morning and maybe a few flakes higher elevations of pennsylvania and upstate new york, but for the most part. scattered showers on and off and cooler day, everything is remaining dry once again workser' in the driest stretch in seattle. a lot of fires we talked about and significant fires and the dry air continues. i'm going to talk abou
a newly commissioned naval destroyer, u.s.s. michael murphy. caught in an ambush in afghanistan who decided to sacrifice himself in order to save others. anna is live with more. hi, anna. >> reporter: now that the commissioning ceremony for the u.s.s. michael in you are if i is complete an american war hero's legacy is living on. the naval warship destroyer named after michael murphy. he died in a firefight in afghanistan on the deadliest day for american naval warfare since world war ii. now, the long island native michael murphy. he was the first american awarded the medal of honor. he was leading a four man team, after being shot in the back, he left a protected position to get a signal to radio for back-up. murphy and two other seals were killed that day along with 16 of his rescuers which included seals and night stalkers when their helicopter was shot down. >> it's great to be here in new york city so close to lieutenant's home. that is really special, too, because it allowed us to connect with the murphy family. friends and family he grew up understand our namesake even more
's newest destroyer cruise ready for her commissioning next weekend. the uss michael murphy is named for a navy seal who died in afghanistan in 2005. lieutenant murphy was awarded the medal of honor for putting himself in a line of danger. >> she's our hope, our leader and our shining star. >> the importance of this woman's visit to san francisco and why a small group was protesting her appearance. >> and a second chance, where these miniature horses are going as their owners face eviction. >> a reminder that you can get ktvu news to go on your cell phone. download the ktvu app, and watch all of our newscasts live. be connected any time, any where. -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every we
destroyer named after a 29 year old american hero, michael murphy who was killed in a firefighter in afghanistan on the single deadliest day for american warfare. navy seal and long ilan98ive is the first american awarded the medal of honor. paying tribute to murphy of the mayor bloomburg and senator schumer and military dig natarries . his mother said she is honored to be the ships sponsor. she hopes they will serve with honor and loyalty like her mike. >> there is a hole in your heart that never heals and i know spiritually he is here. i physically miss my mike and some days i can handle it and some days, it just brings you back to the day when all of that tragedy happened. >> that day june 28th 2005. murphy was leading a four-man team tracking down a key taliban leader. he was shot in the back and he left a protected signal to get a back up. y the held was shot down. >> here is someone that was the same age as the sailors on the ship. someone who grew up just like you and me and understanding the sacrifice this he made inspiring all of us to make the ship the best we can. >> th
. this is a live picture out of new york of the uss michael murphy. the ship is being commissioned in honor of murphy who was navy seal lieutenant, killed during a reconnaissance mission in 2005 in afghanistan. he was leading a four-man team on a mission to find a key taliban leader when murphy's team came under fire. he was the first american awarded the medal of honor posthumously for the afghanistan war. >>> here are some other stories we're watching this morning. an advertising campaign battle of sorts is being waged underground in the subway system of new york city. check out these ads. the message is clear. religious tolerance, unity, and support for the muslim community. this is a part of three separate ad campaigns launched by jewish and christian groups. it is a direct response to this controversial ad that references savages and calls on civilized man to support israel, defeat jihad. >>> next, to colorado where police have issued an amber alert following the disappearance of this 10-year-old girl. jessica ridgeway was on her way to school but never showed up, prompting officials t
life in afghanistan was honored on saturday. the navy's newest ship, the "uss michael murphy," it was commissioned in new york city. the destroyer is named for the first awarded the medal of honor during that war in afghanistan. murphy was killed trying to save fellow s.e.a.l.s during an ambush back in 2005. >>> and nearly two dozen people were injured when a bus overturned in new jersey saturday. the bus traveling from toronto, canada, to new york went off an exit ramp sliding down an embankment before stopping finally on its side. eight of the passengers were critically injured, but none of the injuries are considered life-threatening. police believe the bus driver was driving too fast. >>> and finally here's something any football fan, well, any bratwurst fan would want at their tailgate today. this is -- check this out -- the world's largest or rather longest bratwurst. a wisconsin supermarket set the record on saturday cooking and serving the 52-inch -- sorry, 52'2" sausage, even had a bun custom-made to fit it. the grocery store spent about $20,000 on the brat and organ
was honored on saturday, the navy's newest ship, "uss michael murphy." it is named for the first awarded the medal of honor during that war in afghanistan. murphy was killed trying to save fellow s.e.a.l.s during an ambush back in 2005. >>> nearly two dozen people injured when a bus overturned in new jersey saturday. the bus traveling from toronto, canada, to new york went off an exit ramp sliding down an embankment br stopping finally on its side. eight of the passengers were critically injured but none considered life-threatening. police believe the bus driver was driving too fast. >>> finally here's something any football fan, he will well, any bratwurst fan would want at their tailgate. this is, check this out -- the world's largest or rather longest bratwurst, wisconsin supermarket set the record on saturday cooking and serving the 52-inch -- sorry, 52-foot, 2 inch sausage, even had a bun custom-made to fit it in the grocery store. $20,000 spe spent on the brat and organizing the event and shattered by the way the old record set by the bird hawk restaurant in chicago, the old record
's own. take a look here. this is a live picture out of new york of the uss michael murphy. the ship is being commissioned and honors murphy, a navy seal lieutenant. murphy was killed during a reconnaissance mission in 2005 in afghanistan. he was leading a four-man team on a mission to find a key taliban leader when murphy's team came under fire. murphy was the first american awarded the medal of honor posthumously for the afghanistan war. >>> venezuelan gos to the polls tomorrow one month ahead of the u.s. venezuela will elect its president. 58-year-old hugo chavez is hoping subsidies will help his re-election bid. it's only $2 to fill up your tank there. in an effort to woo young voters, he's taken on a rapper's persona during rallies. his 40-year-old opponent also is advancing social programs, but he says he'll also make government more efficient and repair venezuelas infrastructure. >>> authorities in texas say a 17-year-old boy killed his mother and sister, then calmly dialled 911. we've got the tape. you'll hear his chilling words next. >>> and if you're leaving the house right
will be commissioned. u. snches s. michael murphy cruzed into the harbor. it's neamed after a navy -- named after a navy seal killed in 2009. the destroyer was built at the bath rye ron work dms maine. -- iron works in maine. >>> california has become the first state in the country to ban therapies that attempt to change the sexual orientation of minors. yesterday governor jerry brown signed the bill banning mental health practitioners from performing preparative therapy on minors. it's been labeled dangerous and abusive and could raise the risk of depression and suicide in young people. >>> in election 2012 news, we're three days away from the first presidential debate. president obama will head from washington to nevada. he has a campaign stop at a las vegas high school. he is going to stay in nevada before traveling to denver on wednesday. republican challenger mitt romney is spending the weekend cramming for the debate. political analysts say he needs a strong showing with recent polls showing him losing ground to the president in battleground states. >>> the university of denver is preparing
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